Avoidant restrictive food intake disorder

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What is Avoidant restrictive food intake disorder?

Avoidant restrictive food intake disorder is characterized as purposeful limitations in food intake for various reasons (sensory issues, fear of subsequent health consequences) but does not involve any negative issues about body image or fear of weight gain.

Common symptoms reported by people with Avoidant restrictive food intake disorder

Common symptoms
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What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people with Avoidant restrictive food intake disorder

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Who has Avoidant restrictive food intake disorder on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 1
40s 0
50s 1
60s 0
70+ 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 0
Female 2

These charts show data from ARFID patients who have completed their condition history
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